Author Archives: Nicola

A sustainable future for Monaco

When you think of Monaco, admittedly fast cars come to mind, but bicycle paths, insect hotels, lush gardens and sustainability are the hashtag of its latest initiative. At the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement, H.S.H. Prince Albert II … Continue reading

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Île de Ré, Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

The Île de Ré is a relaxing haven on the west coast of France, only a few hours from London. A flight from London to La Rochelle and a short drive over the connecting bridge, Ponte de Ré, will have … Continue reading

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Beauty, what a weapon

“Beauty, what a weapon” – Coco Chanel – The beauty industry means business, $500 billion worth of business to be precise and expected to reach $800 billion by 2023, making it a hot topic for investors and M&A activities. Beauty … Continue reading

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “Don’t wait for inspiration. It comes while one is working.” Matisse

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Rome’s historical centre reopens at long last

At long, long last Rome’s historical centre reopens, and the Spanish steps are in sight and looking as lovely as ever. The long anticipated softening, so to speak, of the Covid 19 stay indoors lockdown rules began in Rome on … Continue reading

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.” Miro

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.” Magritte

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “Everything you can imagine is real.” Picasso

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

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